24.01.2011 [News]

Belarus National S&T Portal launched

On 1 January 2011 the Russian version of the portal was launched. It serves the needs of the national scientific community and Russian-speaking partners from NIS and neighboring countries by
  • Providing information about the aims, tasks, content and practical actions for implementation of the state policy in science, technology and Innovation (STI) in Belarus and, in particular, in international cooperation, as well as presenting the structure of the national STI sphere, its managing bodies and, in general, the national S&T potential;
  • Informing users on current opportunities for getting support for international cooperation activities from different sources - national budget, international programs, foreign funds, etc. - which finance bi- and multi-lateral projects in STI, and also about calls for proposals, rules for participation, international events, publications, etc.;
  • Promoting results of the projects in STI completed in Belarus or with its participation, as well as the most active partners, both legal entities and individual researchers;
  • Supporting economic activities of R&D centers and science-based enterprises via attracting attention of potential end-users and investors, and also promoting results of R&D activities, products and services.

The Portal was developed by the Belarusian Institute of System Analysis and Information Support of S&T Sphere (BelISA), http://belisa.org.by and  the Joint Venture “International Business Alliance” http://belarus.iba.by upon the order of the State Committee for Science and Technology of Belarus. BelISA is responsible for technical and content management and further development of the resource. Thus, in 2011it is foreseen to launch the English version, a platform to communicate with the Belarusian scientific diaspora, a data base of international S&T projects implemented with participation of Belarus teams and other services.

The State Committee for Science and Technology of Belarus and support team are inviting the Belarus scientific community, S&T diaspora and Russian-speaking scientists from NIS, EU neighboring countries and wider to subscribe as users and publish their own current news and information on events, thus contributing to the portal’s content and international cooperation development.

Belarus National S&T Portal can be found at http://www.scienceportal.org.by.

To establish collaboration or find out more about the portal please contact:

Olga Meerovskaya
tel/fax +375 17 2033139
email: meerovskaya@belisa.org.by
or
Natalia Zalivako
tel. +375 17 2032486
email: nz@belisa.org.by

Department of External Economic Innovation and S&T Cooperation and Investments
BelISA
7 Pobediteley ave.
220004 Minsk
BELARUS